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Antonacci pumped about Iron's Goodtimes chances

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Frank Antonacci hopes he can get pumped about Iron, particularly if the 3-year-old trotter sees a favorable change in his fortunes.   Iron was a stakes winner in 2014, but also suffered from some bad luck with post position draws and missed a month of action because of complications from what was believed to be a spider bite. This year, the colt jumped a partition in his trailer on ...
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NA Cup, Pierce's return, in Weekend Preview!

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
It's a big weekend of racing at Mohawk Racetrack, and the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview has plenty of stories about the elims for the Pepsi North America Cup, Goodtimes and all the other divisional contests scheduled to go to post. We've got the scoop on Artspeak, and George Teague Jr. talks about his undefeated colt Wiggle It Jiggleit, who he hopes will join his Total Tru...
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Elims for EBC filly trots, colts go to final

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Twenty-five New York-sired 3-year-old trotters have committed to the Empire Breeders Classic events at Vernon Downs on Sunday, June 21, with 14 fillies contesting a pair of eliminations this Sunday (June 14).   The top four fillies from each elimination and one fifth-place finisher will contest the following week's final, with the connections of elimination winners granted their cho...
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Betting Exchange looks to cash at Mohawk

on 06/10/2015 2:00 AM
Betting Exchange heads to Saturday's eliminations for the Pepsi North America Cup looking for his first win of the season, but trainer Tom Fanning is looking for a strong effort after watching the colt register two near misses in his previous starts at Yonkers Raceway.   Three eight-horse C$50,000 eliminations for the North America Cup for 3-year-old pacers will be contested Sa...
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Winkys Pride sets track record at Buffalo

on 06/10/2015 2:00 AM
The old saying goes, 'Records were made to be broken'. At Buffalo Raceway, that cliche is sure holding true. For the eighth time this season, a track record was broken on the lightning fast half-mile oval at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. There already have been seven different divisional standards re-established in 2015. Wednesday night (June 10) in the $9,500 conditioned trot,&nbs...
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Wilder wins six at The Meadows

on 06/10/2015 2:00 AM
Mike Wilder piloted six winners Wednesday at The Meadows, including the feature — a $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace — with Seventh Secret. Wilder collected two wins for trainer Tim Twaddle and one each for conditioners Dan Altmeyer, Rick Clapper, Lou Goans and Dane Snyder. Seventh Secret was a newcomer to The Meadows’ top pace, but he didn’t let the ...
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App available for Harness Racing FanZone

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
The Harness Racing Social Media Initiative has announced the development, launch and availability of a new, feature-rich mobile "Harness Racing FanZone” application for Apple (iOS) devices, including iPhone and iPad. It is available free at Apple's iTune Store for immediate download athttps://www.apple.com/itunes/. The launch of the application is an important milestone for the marketing ...
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Battle of Lake Erie champs meet up in '15 edition

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Clear Vision and Foiled Again will go to the gate at Northfield Park on Friday as former winners of the Battle of Lake Erie. However, they face six strong competitors attempting to garner a Battle score of their own.   State Treasurer drew post 7 and has been named the 5-2 slight morning-line favorite in this year's $175,000 Battle field by Northfield Park executive vice presid...
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Complete obituary for Bob Rosenheim

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Robert R. Rosenheim (Bob), 77, passed away peacefully at his home in Sharon, Conn., surrounded by his close friends and beloved pets on June 1 after a long illness. Mr. Rosenheim was born in New York City on October 14, 1937, the only child of Harry and Ruth Rosenheim. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1954 and did a post-grad year at Cheshire Academy in Cheshire, CT where he...
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3CTs invade Pocono Saturday for PASS

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
The third preliminary round of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters will be the headliner at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night, with three fields of nine entered in the $223,617 event.   So far this year, "3YO trotting colts in PASS events” has been almost the same as writing "success for Team Takter,” as the barn of the Hall of ...
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3 elims for $1 million Pepsi North America Cup

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
The finest 3-year-old pacers in harness racing will go postward Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack in three eliminations for the 32nd edition of the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup.   A total of 24 three-year-old colts and geldings have been split into three $50,000 eliminations. The top three finishers from each eight-horse elimination, plus a fourth-place finisher drawn by...
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Cowgirl Hall 1:54.3 winner at The Meadows

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Cowgirl Hall re-took the lead past the quarter and never had an anxious moment thereafter as she captured Tuesday's $20,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.   Anaffairtoremember stalked the leader from the pocket, but Cowgirl Hall drew away in the stretch and scored in 1:54.3 for Dave Palone, downing Anaffairtoremember by 2-1/4 ...
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Yonkers returns Saturday with Pick 5 carryover

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway returns from hiatus Saturday night (June 13), with first post at 7:10 PM, and with a first, a $60,000 guaranteed Pick 5 pool. When last we left live racing June 2, the Pick 5 went unclaimed, with a tidy carryover of $25,569.51 all dressed up with no place to go.   That carrot figures to attract whole lot of lettuce, so Saturday's "welcome back” wager shall off...
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BJ's Sweetheart wires Harrington field

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Jason and Susan Skinner's BJ's Sweetheart ($6.20, Tony Morgan) recorded her fifth win of the year Tuesday in the featured $10,000 conditioned pace for mares at Harrington Raceway in 1:54.2.   The 5-year-old No Pan Intended mare held off all comers in a wire-to-wire score over favorite A La Notte Hanover and Outrageous Delight N. BJ's Sweetheart is no stranger to the winner's circle ...
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Dream Out Loud N captures Philly feature

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
The featured event on Sunday at Harrah's Philadelphia was a pace for non-winners of $27,500 in the last five starts going for a purse of $25,000. The wagering public put their support behind 8-year-old gelding Dream Out Loud N. The son of Bettor's Delight was coming off of a fast-closing third against similar at Yonkers.   Driver Tim Tetrick settled into fourth in the early sta...
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Hot List sets Goshen OMP track record

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
Goshen Historic Track kicked off its 53rd season of matinee racing on Sunday afternoon. On tap were 11 short-field races, many filled with 2 year olds making their first lifetime starts behind a mobile starting gate, and even a few events for older horses.   Yonkers Raceway's leading driver Jason Bartlett, who lives in Goshen, was on hand to drive in six races eventually winning fiv...
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Manhattan Beach leads 2YOs with 1:55.2 mile

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
Nine baby races were held over the one-mile oval at Gaitway Farm in New Jersey on Monday morning and Manhattan Beach, the full brother to Limelight Beach, led the parade of winners with a 15 1/4-length, 1:55.2 victory. Yannick Gingras drove Manhattan Beach (Somebeachsomewhere-Benear) for trainer Ron Burke.   Burke also trains the second-fastest 2 year old thus far this season, Stolen Glim...
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Stathis closes deal on South Fla. Trotting Center

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
Stathis Enterprises Unicorn Trust of New York City, N.Y., has announced that they closed on the purchase of the South Florida Trotting Center late in May.   The purchase price was over $10 million and includes the 102-acre facility with 14 barns. It is home to 300 Standardbreds located on Route 441/SR 7 in Lake Worth and features an equine swimming pool and numerous turnou...
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Tall Cotton takes Lightning Lane to victory

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
Tall Cotton let Tamarind do the heavy lifting on the lead, then blew by him in the Lightning Lane to score a narrow victory in Monday's $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.   After enjoying a pocket trip, Tall Cotton had little trouble outkicking Tamarind for Dave Palone. The greater danger, however, was wide, where Trustworthy Kid was unleashing a strong late bid. Tall C...
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Morrill scores NYSS 3CP three-bagger

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
Not a stranger to multiple wins on a race card, Jimmy Morrill Jr. owned the afternoon on Monday at Monticello Raceway after posting four wins on the card, three of which were in New York Sires Stakes events.   In the first Sires Stakes division of the day, worth $29,850, last year's Night of Champions 2-year-old colt pace winner Cartoon Daddy left strong for the lead. He relinqu...
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